PNP hopes justice for Kapa victims after founder’s arrest

• Philippine News Agency [PNA] | Apolinario, founder and leader of the Kapa Community Ministry International and his 23 armed men were arrested on Tuesday, in an isolated island resort in Sitio Dahican, Barangay Handamayan, Lingig, Surigao del Sur. He said the operation is also pursuant to the PNP’s campaign against loose firearms as Apolinario was reportedly carrying “unlicensed high-powered firearms and ammunition for his personal bodyguards.” PRO 13 director, Brig. Gen. Joselito Esquivel Jr. reported that the operating team was engaged in a firefight against Apolinario and his men during the service of the warrant of arrest. Two armed men of Apolinario were killed while one was reportedly wounded and brought to Bislig City District Hospital.

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